Aloe buhrii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloe buhrii Lavranos
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2007/12/12
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO <100 km²) known from less than five locations and although not declining at present it is potentially threatened by changes in land ownership and collecting for horticultural purposes.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Nieuwoudtville.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Kamiesberg Mountains Shrubland, Knersvlakte Shale Vygieveld
Description
Grows in succulent karoo shrubland on shale soils, 1 000-1 500 m.
Threats
Habitat degradation, Harvesting [gathering]
Population
Population trend
Stable
Conservation
Not protected in a formally protected area but the local landowner is conservation minded and intends to protect subpopulations on his property. Listed on Cites Appedix II.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloe buhrii LavranosVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloe buhrii LavranosVU D2Victor (2002)
Aloe buhrii LavranosRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Aloe buhrii LavranosRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Lavranos, J.J. 1971. Aloe buhrii: a new species from the Calvinia district, Cape Province. Journal of South African Botany 37(1):37-40.


Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Reynolds, G.W. 1969. The Aloes of South Africa. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town.


Van Wyk, B.-E. and Smith, G. 1996. Guide to the aloes of South Africa. Briza Publications, Pretoria.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2007. Aloe buhrii Lavranos. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/19

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